September, 2004


January 13, 2008

Home Beginnings Clean Up Repair & Paint

Chassis Assembly Top Tonneau Links


Engine-Trans Seats Susp-Brakes Dash
Side Curtains Windshield Heater Wiring

Trips Repairs


I thought I'd put this page together as a sort of summary of where I got parts, where I learned things, etc.

I'm sure it's not complete by any means in terms of where I got information, but it's a start for anyone just starting out on their own MGA restoration.  

Apple Hydaulics
Shocks, master cylinders, carbs
Used for rear shocks rebuild


Barney Gaylord - MGA Guru
Lots of Pics & Info
Used his site a lot


British Tools & Fasteners
Bought a few unique parts here


Clarke Spares & Restorations
Lots of Smaller, Unique Parts
Many fasteners purchased here

Eclectic Motor Works
Took a Restoration Class
Lots of Good Body Pics


Little British Car Company
A local, usually cheaper source of Moss Parts
Also many unique parts


MG Enthusiasts
Great Forum
Checked here often for advice
Ask & someone will know


Michigan Rowdies
My local club
Source of "A-Antics Tech Tips",
  a good reference book

Used for Oil/Press Gauge Rebuild
Also rebuilt & recalibrated Speedo
Check Moss Catalog for address
No web site


Moss Motors
Many parts purchased here
Watch for discounts, though
Catalog pics good reference


North American MGA Register
Joined shortly after purchase
Bought "Tech Sessions from MGA!",
  their technical reference book


Scarborough Faire
Another source of parts
Used & new parts available
Cecelia is very knowledgeable

University Motors
Another good reference
No longer in business, but web site still active.
Bought his reference book


Victoria British
Another source of parts

Other Books:

  • MGA Workshop Manual
  • "Original MGA/The Rerstorer's Guide . . " by Clausager
  • "MGA Restoration" by Vitrikas
  • "MGA Restoration Guide" by Malcolm Green
  • Todd Clark Info & Tech Guide
  • Haynes MGA
  • Haynes MGB (good ref for 1800 engine)
  • Haynes SU Carburetors
  • MGA Parts Manual

Questions? Click here to contact me: Larry.